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Bod-Inc: J-291

Justinus, Marcus Junianus

Epitomae in Trogi Pompeii historias.


Analysis of Content

[a2r] Justinus, [Marcus Junianus]: Epitomae in Trogi Pompeii historias. Just. Epit.


Imprint: [Rome]: Ulrich Han, [c.1470-71]. 4°.

Remarks: As dated by CIBN; Sheppard dates [c.1470].


Collation: [a–e10 f8 g–i10 k8 l m10 n8 o10 p6].

Leaves: 140 leaves, the first and last blank, not as BMC.


ISTC: ij00614000

Hain: HC 9646;

Goff: Goff J‑614;


Proctor: Pr 3343;

Others: CIBN J‑336; Rhodes 1047; Sheppard 2657.

LCN: 14544906


Copy number: J-291(1)

Wanting the blank leaves [a1] and [p6].

The leaves of gathering [c] are mounted.

Binding: Nineteenth-century blind-tooled red morocco, with gilt-edged leaves, and the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers.

Size: 284 × 202 × 30 mm.

Size of leaf: 276 × 188 mm.

Copious early marginal annotations, including comments on the text. Manuscript note of ten lines on [p5v] signed by Henricus Umbstat, cantor, and dated 1532, recording the jubilee of Laurentius Truchis (Truchseß), canon of Würzburg, and S. Maria ad gradus, Mainz, 18 June 1532: ‘Jubileum Truchis. 1532. Die Martis que fuit decimoctaua mensis Junii nobilis dominus Laurencius Truchis Herbipoli et Wormatie ac beate Marie ad gradum . . .’

One- to six-line initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red or blue; capital strokes in red.

Provenance: Conrad de Bensheim (fl. 1469-1483); inscription on [a2r]: ‘C. de Bensheim decanus ad gradus Maguntin[ensis ecclesie] ex Roma anno domini Mo cccclxxiiiito’. Lothar Theodor Anton Ludwig von Riedt (†1719); inscription on [a2r]; ‘Ex libris Lotharii Theod. Ant. Lud. a Riedt [ ] 1709'; ‘Baro de Riedt [ ] F. M. L.' Purchased from Payne and Foss, A Catalogue of Books in Foreign Languages . . . (London, 1824), no. 3871, for £5. 5. 0; note on the verso of the front endleaf: ‘Bought of Payne and Foss 1824 £5. 5. 0'; see Books Purchased (1824), 8.

SHELFMARK: Auct. L 5.16.

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